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E108: On Fire (Almost Going To Jail In Mexico, Western Elk Tag Applications, Holistic Wildlife Habitat, New Duck Hunting Film)

March 14, 2019

It's finally warming up! The Crappie are heading to the shallows, the Chikasaw Plums are blooming, and the Eastern Bluebirds are starting to nest. Spring is in the air!

This time of year is full of energy. There is so much happening at once. As I type this, I have tabs open for gardening, map scouting shed antlers, western tag draws statistics, and multiple DNR websites. There is so much to do, but don't rush through it. Today on the podcast we discuss a lot of what we need to be thinking about this time of year. We cover our layman's approach to drawing tags for big game, touch on a little bit of habitat talk that we all can appreciate, and cover just a little bit about a special duck hunt Tyler was able to go on and document. He made an awesome film about that hunt and the story behind one of the attendees. Oh, BTW we learn how Tyler avoided Mexican jail.


Jonathan McGraw was awoken by his brother over the Thanksgiving holiday in 2018 as he was told that his house was on fire. The next hours were tough to watch, the next days and weeks were tough to endure, but the community of Sulphur Springs, Texas surrounded the McGraw family and supported them through these trying times. Watch as he tells the captivating story and as this group shoots lights-out one morning, keeping the motif of being "On Fire".

Watch "ON FIRE" - More Than Just A Duck Hunt 


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